Veronika Brezani

Veronika Brezani
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | BIDMC

PhD

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A series of eighteen 4-chlorocinnamanilides and eighteen 3,4-dichlorocinnamanilides were designed, prepared and characterized. All compounds were evaluated for their activity against gram-positive bacteria and against two mycobacterial strains. Viability on both cancer and primary mammalian cell lines was also assessed. The lipophilicity of the com...
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Extensive phytochemical analysis of the CHCl3-soluble part of an ethanolic extract of branches and twigs of Broussonetia papyrifera led to the isolation of fourteen compounds, including a novel 5,11-dioxabenzo[b]fluoren-10-one derivative named broussofluorenone C (12). The isolated compounds 1–14 were characterized based on their NMR and HRMS data,...
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Ethnopharmacological relevance Macaranga Thou. (Euphorbiaceae) is a large genus that comprises over 300 species distributed between Western Africa and the islands of the South Pacific. Plants of this genus have a long-standing history of use in traditional medicine for different purposes, including the treatment of inflammation. Fresh and dried lea...
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The stilbenoids, a group of naturally occurring phenolic compounds, are found in a variety of plants, including some berries that are used as food or for medicinal purposes. They are known to be beneficial for human health as anti-inflammatory, chemopreventive, and antioxidative agents. We have investigated a group of 19 stilbenoid substances in vi...
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Stilbenoids are important components of foods (e.g., peanuts, grapes, various edible berries), beverages (wine, white tea), and medicinal plants. Many publications have described the anti-inflammatory potential of stilbenoids, including the widely known trans-resveratrol and its analogues. However, comparatively little information is available rega...
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Stilbenoids represent a large group of bioactive compounds, which occur in food and medicinal plants. Twenty-five stilbenoids were screened in vitro for their ability to inhibit COX-1, COX-2 and 5-LOX. Piceatannol and pinostilbene showed activity comparable to the zileuton and ibuprofen, respectively. The anti-inflammatory potential of stilbenoids...
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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes numerous mild-to-serious human diseases, including mucocutaneous herpes infections and life-threatening herpes encephalitis. Moreover, herpes viral lesions can be complicated by inflammation and secondary bacterial infections. The development of resistance to antiviral drugs along with the undesirable side effects...

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